The new inhabitants of Herdade de Espirra
Herdade de Espirra is currently undergoing a re-qualification project and undertaking to increase this estate’s biodiversity through assorted work on the ground. One was sowing the land to attract insects, followed by species monitoring whose results have just been released.
Iberian nase, a freshwater fish
Also known as river-nase or straight-mouth nase, the Iberian nase can be spotted all year round in streams and even in Portuguese dams. It can be found also in areas with abundant riparian vegetation, such as Barroca da Serra – Penamacor, currently under The Navigator Company management.
The secret life of mushrooms
They grow in forests, woods and mudflats and have been cherished since ancient times. We give you the mushrooms. We seem to know a lot about the wonderful world of mushrooms, but there is always something new coming up. Due to their composition, edible mushrooms are considered a nutritious and healthy option also by the General Directorate of Health.
Let’s Celebrate Our Native Forest
Every year, Indigenous Forest Day is celebrated on November 23 as this is the time of the year with the best climate conditions to sow and plant trees. This date is there, above all, to remind us of how important it is to promote and practice the conservation of our natural forests and their biodiversity.
Navigator intervenes in Serra da Malcata
The Navigator Company is intervening in the Serra da Malcata Nature Reserve, more specifically in the trees. Alísios property and thinning of resinous trees. Such thinning operations should assist the natural regeneration of native species thus preserving an area of 205 hectares.